Horse Racing

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Avdulla the big winner in jockey merry-go-around

Avdulla the big winner in jockey merry-go-around

Colt has a fourth change of jockeys in as many starts for the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Cox Plate centenary edition under serious threat

premium_icon Cox Plate centenary edition under serious threat

It isn’t set to be staged until October 24 but major doubts already hang over the running of one Australia’s greatest races in its 100th year.

Fast Lane to Japan for jockey to avoid virus

Fast Lane to Japan for jockey to avoid virus

Top jockey Damian Lane has jumped town and turned to Japan to see out the coronavirus pandemic and also return to its riding ranks in which he starred last year

Mon 30 Mar 2020

‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

premium_icon ‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

There are 4000 or more thoroughbreds who will still need to be fed, says Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

premium_icon Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

It was the coronavirus test outcome that Australian racing had been hoping for as it fights to be the last major sport still in play, with jockey Mark Zahra returning a...

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Racing wins reprieve but will soon bow to inevitable

premium_icon Racing wins reprieve but will soon bow to inevitable

All three racing codes in Victoria will continue for the time being but, like most other industries in the wake of a shutdown of non-essential services, ‘there will be...

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